Arctic Early Career News - May 2022

Alex Taitt May 16, 2022

Periodically USAPECS and the IARPC Early Career Forum will share research from, and opportunities for, early career researchers working in the polar regions. This regular round-up aims to highlight and celebrate the work being done by early career researchers in Arctic research. If you have information you would like to submit, please see the link below.

Are you or do you know an early career researcher who has recently published work related to the Arctic? We at USAPECS and the IARPC Early Career Forum want to highlight your work! Please fill out this form with any Arctic publications, webinars, posters, etc. and we will share on the IARPC Early Career Forum and with our USAPECS Twitter followers. Anyone who identifies as early career is eligible to submit!

Any questions? Email for more information. Submit documents here: 


Heather Sauyaq Jean Gordon. “Ethnographic futures research as a method for working with Indigenous communities to develop sustainability indicators”.
Date of Publication: 16 February 2021.
Keywords: Ethnographic futures research, sustainability, Indigenous methodology, sustainability indicators, scenarios, futures research
Type: Paper
Author Website:
Twitter: @HeatherJ_Gordon
See also: Webinar, Arctic Institute

Patrick Keys & Alexis Meyer. “Visions of the Arctic Future: Blending Computational Text Analysis And Structured Futuring to Create Story-based Scenarios”.

Date of Publication: 23 February 2022

Keywords: storytelling, climate change, scenarios, machine learning, art


Type: Paper

Author Website: 

Twitter: @watersecurity

Logan E. Mann, Alexander A. Robel, Colin R. Meyer. “Synchronization of Heinrich and Dansgaard-Oeschger Events Through Ice-Ocean Interactions”.

Date of Publication: 14 October 2021

Keywords: Glaciology, Paleoclimate, Laurentiis, AMOC, North Atlantic


Type: Paper

Twitter: @loganemann

Ranjan Datta & Colleen J. Charles. “Indigenous Community-Based Food Security: A Learning Experience from Cree and Dene First Nation Communities.” in “Building Common Interests in the Arctic Ocean with Global Inclusion”

Date of Publication: 2022

Keywords: Indigenous, Community-based Food Security, Indigenous methodology, decolonization


Type: Book Chapter

Author Website:


Polar Science Early Career Community Office Advisory Board: Deadline May 16 - FINAL DAY TO APPLY!

The Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO) invites US-based early career polar scientists with a research focus on the Antarctic, Arctic, or high alpine regions to apply to serve on the PSECCO Advisory Board. PSECCO is a new community-building and support effort for early career scientists focused on promoting accessibility, inclusion and diversity in the polar sciences, funded by NSF and housed at the University of Colorado. Apply for the board here.


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